More ICT capital needed for growth

Although Cyprus, research and development investment has risen during the last decade, data shows that the R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP is the lowest in the EU. Moreover, the disinvestment in information and communication technology is hampering economic

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Impossible is nothing

Apologies don’t come easy in Cyprus politics; in fact, it’s rarer than a unicorn crossing the street wearing a face mask while

EU solidarity goes both ways

When Ioannis Kasoulides took the helm at the Foreign Ministry this week, one got a sense of assurance that Cyprus foreign policy

Our EU fortunes follow the euro

The euro is an important achievement that consolidates European unity. Proof of this is its recent use as an effective tool to

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EastMed doubts dent Cyprus energy plans

Cyprus’ dreams of becoming an energy hub have taken a step backwards after Nicosia confirmed the construction of the EastMed gas pipeline is a longshot. In comments to state radio CyBC, newly appointed Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said that nothing was set

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Subsidy scheme for electric bikes

Cyprus Transport Ministry will launch a subsidy scheme for electric bicycles as part of the government’s urban mobility scheme to encourage the

US backs East Med electricity link via EuroAsia

A State Department spokesperson said that Washington continues to support regional stability and energy cooperation between Cyprus, Greece, Israel through electricity interconnectors

Celestyal cruises ‘early bird’ rates

Celestyal Cruises, restructured with new investors, has launched its 2022 programme of sailings, mainly in the Aegean and the eastern Mediterranean, offering packages at nearly half price if booked by March 31. Celestyal owns and operates two cruise ships, the

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Shipping platform to engage discussion

The Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Shipping has launched an online discussion platform called COMEshipping (Cyprus Open Maritime Exchange) to engage stakeholders in

Impossible is nothing

Apologies don’t come easy in Cyprus politics; in fact, it’s rarer than a unicorn crossing the